Sewing Kit: Hen and Chick
Create your own decoration with this DIY kit. Stitched by your own hands, this mama and baby duo will add delight to a child’s playtime and your décor. Includes instruction booklet with tutorial of basic stitches, templates, cotton embroidery floss, hand-sewing needle,a pin, wool felt, silk ribbon and poly-fill made from recycled materials. Contains materials to create a plush mama hen and chick (yellow with black details and red and light blue embellishments) on a silk ribbon. DIY kit is all perfectly contained in a 2.25 x 2.25 x 1.5” tin. Finished product dimensions: mama hen- 2.25 x 2.5” plus tail; chick- 1.5 x 1” plus tail, silk ribbon- 24”. Skill level: advanced beginner.
Meet the Maker: Kata Gold
Kata Golda is a craft studio in the mossy seaside town of Port Townsend, WA run by Taproot Contributor Alison Kaplan. The business is named after Alison’s great grandmothers who laid the foundation for hand work in her family. Kata Golda preserves and promotes crafts such as needlework, letterpress, pottery, hand-dyed textiles, stitched felt and bookbinding. Alison finds inspiration for her work in the woods, farmlands and beaches of her Pacific Northwest wonderland.